The main objective of the Master's program is to train graduates in disciplines related to Social, Economic and Territorial Sciences with academic excellence to act, advise, r
The main objective of the Master's program is to train graduates in disciplines related to Social, Economic and Territorial Sciences with academic excellence to act, advise, research and generate teaching on issues related to territorial and urban development and management in regional, national and international spheres. Its specific objectives include: • Critically reflect on the processes of territorial development and favor research and development activities in order to deepen and prioritize the theoretical-methodological debate and its application to the professional field. • Consolidate, from an interdisciplinary perspective, the training of teachers and researchers who from different areas of knowledge are focused on the problem of territorial development. • Train human resources in research that have a sufficient qualification level to generate a positive impact on professionalized academic and scientific production, particularly in the areas of theoretical problematization, economic-psychological-spatial interdisciplinarity, planning and ordering of the territorial and urban. • Achieve an academic and professional training of excellence, which demonstrates the capacity for analysis, study and also intervention in different spheres of action to lead social processes in the territory that combine: research of excellence, quality teaching, social responsibility and applicability of knowledge for a socially and environmentally sustainable and equitable development. • Generate cognitive skills at a theoretical, methodological and operational level for the design and management of research policies in urban and territorial matters and their applicability to programs and projects for development and planning on a regional and local scale. • Train professionals who contribute to strengthening institutions, modernizing university and research areas as well as local and regional governments, associating localities, communities and regions for their sustainable development. • Contribute to the construction of analytical capacities to strengthen management and the generation of strategic competencies at the level of social actors with a territorial base to link economic, social, political, environmental and cultural initiatives with the local and regional development process.